Tag: Open Corporates

Visualising Hebden Bridge businesses with OpenCorporates data

This post originally appeared on the author’s blog. I’ve recently been getting involved in the Open Data movement through association with ODI Leeds, where I spend some of my working week as a co-worker. I’m the sort of person who learns

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Meet the Turboteers: Dinotash

What makes OpenCorporates strong is the community of talented and committed botwriters and data hunter who volunteer their time to contribute open data. Our bot writers or as we call them, Turboteers, work in their free time, to understand complex

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On winning the Best Open Data Business Award

Last night OpenCorporates was the proud recipient of the Open Data Business award in the ODI’s Open Data Awards – this is a great honour, and I’m rather humbled by it, and proud of the team that got us this far.

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Weekly StandUp #22: What Happened at OpenCorporates

This post is the part of a weekly blogpost series updating you on what’s going on at OpenCorporates this week. Want to help us get more data? Claim a mission! Data the OpenCorporates team is scraping…. from the Data team

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Open Data Institute hails “network thinking” among winners in 2015 awards

The Open Data Institute says it sees signs of “network thinking” in the open-data programmes and startups it acknowledged in its second set of annual awards. CEO Gavin Sparks said “companies that go from closed, through shared, to open data

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Open Data Award 2015 winners announced

MedicinesThe second edition of the Open Data Awards, promoted by the Open Data Institute, held its award ceremony on July 9 at Bloomberg’s London offices on Finsbury Square, with the participation of ODI Founders Sirs Tim Berners-Lee and Nigel Shadbolt. As part of the ceremony

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee reveals the world’s most influential open data leaders

The inventor of the World Wide Web is now determined to change the world by encouraging organisations to open up data for public use Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, last night awarded the people and organisations

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OpenCorporates: ‘Open data is the currency of democracy’

With the 2015 Open Data Awards just around the corner, we catch up with Open Corporates, a finalist for the Open Data Publisher Award.) The Open Data Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in open data across the world. Hundreds of

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Weekly StandUp #21: What Happened at OpenCorporates

This post is the part of a weekly blogpost series updating you on what’s going on at OpenCorporates this week. Want to help us get more data? Claim a mission! Data the OpenCorporates team is scraping…. from the Data team

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Weekly StandUp #20: What Happened at OpenCorporates

This post is the part of a weekly blogpost series updating you on what’s going on at OpenCorporates this week. Want to help us get more data? Claim a mission! Data the OpenCorporates team is scraping…. from the Data team

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